If you frequent Downtown Kissimmee in the evening you’ve likely noticed a beautiful glow in the area. That’s because Kissimmee Utility Authority, in partnership with the City of Kissimmee, installed decorative LED accent uplighting in the median of Broadway in late 2021. The eco-friendly LEDs beautifully lit the downtown area throughout the holiday season and continue to so on Kissimmee’s Downtown trees and business area for all to see.

That kind of positive improvement to the downtown is exactly what the Downtown Kissimmee Council’s Beautification and Innovation Award is about. Every two months the DKC selects a Downtown Kissimmee business or organization that has made significant improvements to the exterior or interior areas of their business location. The DKC was proud to be able to name KUA and the City of Kissimmee February and March’s recipients of the award.

On Thursday evening, January 20 the DKC made it official; and presented officials from Kissimmee Utility Authority and the City of Kissimmee the Beautification and Innovation Award.

In attendance at the ceremony were KUA’s President and General Manager Brian Horton, KUA’s Assistant Vice President of Engineering and Operations, Jason Terry, Kissimmee Mayor Olga Gonzalez, and Kissimmee Commissioner Olga Castaño. Representing the Downtown Kissimmee Council was Keith Ronan, Chairman of the DKC and Vice President of Positively Osceola, Emily Shorrock – Director of Industry Partner Relations with Experience Kissimmee, and Christina Pilkington, Director of Administration with the Kissimmee/Osceola County Chamber of Commerce.

Congratulations to KUA and to the City of Kissimmee and thank you for making a Positive Difference in and around Osceola County.